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How to make compost

How to make compost that WORKS

How to make THE BEST compost ever Many people are thinking that compost pits are the best way to make compost. It's not the best way to make compost. There is no point to make a compost using a pit. It will take a very long time, and compost will be not good. It's better to make compost in bins or boxes with access to oxygen. Oxygen is the most...
Best Lawn fertilizers

Buying Guide: How to choose lawn fertilizers 2018

Buying Guide: How to choose lawn fertilizers Using lawn fertilizers is an outstanding lawn care manner. It makes grass color better. Besides grass needs to be recovered from stress, like winter or dry month. If you are using lawn fertilizer, weeds will stay away from your grass and diseases too. How to choose lawn fertilizers? There are few important points to think about when choosing lawn fertilizers. Lawn fertilizer consists of Nitrogen (N),...
Make Basic Potting Soil

Planting Basics: Make Basic Potting Soil

Planting Basics: Make Basic Potting Soil Soil I was chugging along, putting together an article about the basics of planting plants, specifically woody plants, because that's what I've been doing lately, albeit not exactly at the prime time for doing it. Suddenly, I realized Whoa There!...the first thing; the most basic thing about planting anything is what it's being planted in. The soil. So, before we get into planting, let's look...
Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides I think you don't need to be introduced to pesticides. Billions spent using them, billions spent to fight against them, and a billion conversations spent talking about them. Today I will talk about pesticides good brother - organic pesticides. What does "organic" mean? Most people think that organic pesticides are chemical free and totally healthy. But it is not. It does say that pesticides are not manufactured synthetically...
Concrete Shed Base

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need?

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need? If you're planning on building a shed, you may be mapping out the project and you have probably realized by now that you will probably need to clean your yard before starting this project. We recommend quickly getting this done by using a quality backpack leaf blower.  One key consideration should be which foundation to select. If you do choose a concrete shed base,...

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard Spring is just around the corner and that makes this the perfect time to start planning the new look for your backyard. While you're at it, why not do it in an eco-friendly way and help keep our planet clean and healthy. Go through these tips to ensure you are taking the right steps to give your outdoor area a stunning new look in...
Create DIY drip irrigation system

Create DIY drip irrigation system

Drip Irrigation System Creation Living in the western United States offers the possibility for a large yard and a therefore a large garden. However, watering such a large, dry area can put a toll on your back and your pocketbook. Lucky for us gardeners the availability and affordability of drip irrigation has provided a relief on both the labor of watering and in how much water needed to keep any...
Five Simple Ways to Improve Soil Quality

Types of soil – How to prepare soil for planting?

How to prepare soil for planting? Spring is coming, the birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and we're here to get our garden ready for another bumper harvest. In this article, you'll get to understand a few basics about soil, their different specs, and how to combine or improve them to create the best soil for your planting. I'll also show you which types of plant you should plant in...
mulch materials and reduce weeds

Add Mulch To Your Garden To Reduce Weeds DRASTICALLY

Mulch and More Mulch: Mulch your garden to reduce weeds and other problems Mulching the garden is the final project to be completed after the planting is done. Placing a three to four-inch deep layer of organic material on the ground surrounding your plants provides numerous benefits. Weeds are drastically reduced after mulching since sunlight is virtually shut out. Weeds that do appear are easily plucked out. If the area you...
Effective Ways to Weed Your Garden

6 Effective Ways to Weed Your Garden

6 Effective Ways to Weed Your Garden We know that you love your garden a lot, but sadly enough, you are not the only one who likes spending time in this lush green heaven. Especially around the summers, when the flowers are blooming at their fullest, the weeds love staying in your garden too. Their seeds can be transmitted through different means like animals, birds or the wind. So, if...